All classes are well suited for ages between 16 & 80. Each class offers modified options for those who are not able to follow specific moves. If you are concerned, follow up with Beth before class to discuss the modifications.
Pilates is a system and philosophy of exercises based on the work of Joseph Pilates (1883-1967) that focuses on precision and optimal alignment, requiring your focus to increase motor control. Pilates method is gentle but effective in nature, as well as therapeutic. Pilates Primer for beginners and for the novice. You will learn 34 mat exercises, including the fundamental tenets of posture, body mechanics, correct breathing, spinal flexibility, and natural exercises.
Classes on Monday’s – NT West Campus
All the latest research suggest strength training is key to maintaining health and retaining youth. Strength training releases hormones from our endocrine system into the bloodstream which activate blood, muscles, cells, bones and tissues. Join this fun hour, and listen to great music too! Never a dull moment in this class! For fun we set the timer for one minute and work with stations, moving to a new station every other minute. Check it out for yourself! Come by and try it out, see if you like it, then sign up.
All the latest research suggests strength training is key to maintaining health and retaining our strength. Strength training releases hormones from your endocrine system into the bloodstream which activate blood, muscles, cells, bones and tissues. Come join us for a music-driven hour of strength training utilizing free weights, tubing, medicine balls and your own body weight. No age requirement, no previous experience, no jumping or explosive movements. All you need is a smile on your face and a spring in your step!
We have a lot of fun in this class! It changes weekly to challenge your muscles!
Classes on Monday’s – NT West Campus
Here is your chance to have a personal trainer, in a group atmosphere. This is a results driven class designed to take you to the next level of fitness. Enjoy the benefits of personal training combined with the motivation that comes from being part of a team. Bring your fitness goals to the trainer for a program designed just for you. Your personal program is changed every four weeks so you stay focused and motivated. Small group training will teach you how to work out and keep your body injury free, with a primary focus on staying healthy and fit. An interval-inspired routine will test your cardiovascular fitness, along with body conditioning through strength training, with additional focus on stretch and balance. Lot’s of fun and lot’s of individual work at your pace.
This is a results-driven class designed to take you to the next level of fitness. Enjoy the benefits of personal training combined with the motivation that comes from being part of a team. Bring your fitness goals to the trainer for a program designed just for you. The center is officially open from 6-8, however unofficially we often open by 5:00, so check with the trainer. Learn how to use equipment in the gym, understand interval training, and learn why you need strength training.
Classes on Tuesdays – NT West Campus
This class is sweeping the country! Thanks to a local physical therapist, we are able to provide this very exciting and cutting edge class. The focus is to increase your core strength, working through the 3-Dimensional parts of our body, increasing the strength in your back and flexibility with your knees. Checkout Pelvic Core Solutions to get a glimpse of what this class is all about. ! Pelvic Core Solutions
This class for both men and women, will strengthen your pelvic girdle and core to increase your mobility, strength and stability using the specially designed Pelvicore Pro tool and specific exercises taught by certified instructor. Weak or imbalanced core muscles can lead to lower back pain, hip pain, knee pain and pelvic floor dysfunction/incontinence. The pelvic girdle core is composed of your back abdomen, hips and diaphragm, all of which are inter-connected and strengthened when they are worked together as a unit.
The Ball is a separate charge. $60 (Your ball can be purchased online through Pelvic Core Solutions.)
The fundamentals of a true boxer’s workout are to strengthen and tone the arms, legs, back, core, and confidence. Designed for all ages, this high-intensity interval training workout sculpts your body and burns calories. You will be led through explosive boxing rounds where you’ll deliver jab, cross, hook and uppercut combinations, working your entire body on our 100-pound heavy bags. For lower body workouts, we incorporate kicking with punching for a dynamic and challenging experience.
Classes on Wednesdays – NT West Campus
Jump start your weekend energy! This class includes 20 minutes of age- appropriate cardio training and 20 minutes of static stretching to improve your vascular system. Learn how to become cardio-fit in 15 minutes a day! A heart rate monitor is not mandatory, but using one will get you better results in this class. Heart rate monitors help you understand your heart and how to train it, and the best style of monitor is the one that comes with the chest strap and wrist watch. The selection on my website I personally recommend. The stretch portion of our class, will be a series of stretches lasting 30 to 60 seconds. Static stretching with 30-60 second hold times. This will help to loosen up your body, reduce back pain, and other aches and pains. Bring a water bottle, mat and towel—you will sweat! Location: NT Winnetka
Classes on Saturday’s NT East Campus
Check out our schedule of classes! Class Calendar